10 Popular Celebrities From Ibadan City That You Might Not Know

Oyo State is one of the Largest state in Nigeria and there are some famous celebrities that are from this beautiful state.

Here are 10 popular celebrities from Oyo State.

1. Saheed Osupa: King Dr.Saheed Osupa is one of the popular and richest Fuji musician, he has won and nominee for a different award. He is from Ibadan the capital of Oyo State.

2. Abass Akande Obesere: Egungun becareful crooner,Obesere is one of the popular and famous Fuji singer, he is from Ibadan, Oyo State.

3. Saidi Balogun: Walata as he popularly called was born on February 4th,1967 in Enugu, southeast Nigeria but he hail from Ibadan,Oyo State.

4. Matthew Ashimolowo: Matthew Ashimolowo (born 17 March 1952) in Kaduna northern part of Nigeria, later his parent moved back to Ibadan. He is a Nigerian clergyman, the senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Church (KICC) in London.He is from Ibadan Oyo State.

5. Taiye Currency: Taiye Akande is one of the famous and popular Fuji artist, he is the Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism to governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. He hail from Ibadan Oyo State.

6. Ayanfe Adekunle: Popularly known as Monsuru.He is a young comic actor, he is very funny that you must laugh anytime you see him on your screen, he is from Ibadan, Oyo State.

7. Funke Adesiyan: She is an actress and politician, she was appointed as the personal assistant to the Nigerian First Lady Aisha Buhari on Domestic and Social events. She is from Ibadan,Oyo State.

8. Helen Folasade Adu, fondly known as Sade was born on 16th January 1959 in Ibadan, Oyo State in Nigeria. She is An English Singer, Arranger, Record Producer, Composer, and Songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of London’s English band of her name “Sade” formed in 1982.

Sade Complete Bio & Career

The other members of this band are Paul Denman, Stuart Matthewman, and Andrew Hale. Before the formation of the band, Sade tried her hands even at Fashion Designing for Men’s Clothes and at Modelling.
In 1984 Sade released their first studio album named “Diamond Life” which sold over 6 million copies worldwide. This was also the most selling debut by a British Female Singer ever. Since then there has been no looking back.
Sade Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More
Multitalented Sade forayed into the Acting world as well. She made her acting debut in 1986 with a British Film named “Absolute Beginners”. As a band, they released five more albums in the upcoming years.
This band has sold more than 75 million records all over the world and has even been called one of the greatest artists of all time. Sade won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 1986. Sade has won over four Grammy Awards.
9. Hugo Weaving was born on 04-04-1960 in Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian-born English-Australian Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Radio Artist, Theatre Actor & Narrator.
10.Rukayat Soliu Lawal, she is known as Iya Ibadan.
Her complete name is Rukayat Soliu Lawal, she is known as Iya Ibadan. Rukayat Lawal is known for her comic jobs in Yoruba motion pictures. Rukayat in some cases assumed the job of housekeeper and cook in films and flawlessly portray that she can fit into any job being given to her.
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